Honey Raisin Scones

This is a really nice recipe for scones and very simple to do.

You will need:

  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 tbsp. cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 whole egg, plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup yellow raisins
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla
  • 1 egg white (for wash) lightly beaten
  • cinnamon sugar

 

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Lightly grease a baking sheet or use parchment paper.  In a large bowl, combine first 4 ingredients.   Cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. In a smaller bowl combine honey, yogurt, eggs and vanilla.  Mix this well.

Stir in raisins.  With a fork , stir the dry ingredients into the honey mixture until just moistened.  Turn dough out on a lightly floured surface.  Shape into an 8 inch wedge and about 1 inch thick.

Cut into 8 wedges.  Brush with egg white sprinkle surface with cinnamon sugar.  Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

Now make a fresh pot of tea, set out your best cups/plates and invite a friend or neighbor over for a cuppa and yummy warm scones and conversation. Does life get any better?

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